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The Best Banana Bread Brownies

With just a few pantry staples, turn those over ripe bananas nobody wants into a sweet and moist treat everyone will love!
The Best Banana Bread Brownies

Indulge your sweet tooth with this twist on the classic. Elevate your banana bread game with buttery glaze-topped banana brownies! With just a few pantry staples, turn those over ripe bananas nobody wants into a sweet and moist treat everyone will love!

The Best Banana Bread Brownies

What Goes Into Banana Bread Brownies?

I’m sure you have all these ingredients in your pantry right now:

  • Bananas (better if over ripe)
  • Sugar
  • Sour cream
  • Butter
  • Eggs
  • Vanilla extract
  • All-purpose flour
  • Baking soda
  • Walnuts

The Best Banana Bread Brownies

How Do I Turn Banana Bread Into Brownies?

Easy! Just follow these simple steps:

  1. Make the batter: beat together the sugar, sour cream, softened butter, and eggs until creamy. Preheat the oven to 375 F.
  2. Mix in the mashed bananas and vanilla extract.
  3. Whisk in the flour and baking soda until smooth. Mix in the walnuts.
  4. Spoon the batter into a greased 9×13-inch baking dish
  5. Bake for 25 mins or until slightly golden brown
  6. Make the glaze: melt the butter in a medium-sized saucepan over low heat and cook until golden brown. Turn off the heat and mix in the powdered sugar, vanilla, and milk.
  7. Spread the glaze over the brownies while still warm. Let them cool completely and cut into squares.

How Do I Make Brown Butter?

It is as simple as melting the butter in a saucepan and letting it cook on low heat until it turns a golden brown color.

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The Best Banana Bread Brownies

The Best Banana Bread Brownies

With just a few pantry staples, turn those over ripe bananas nobody wants into a sweet and moist treat everyone will love!
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 15
Calories: 320kcal

Ingredients

For the brownies:

  • 1 ½ cups sugar
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 overripe bananas, mashed
  • 2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • Pinch of salt
  • ½ walnuts, chopped

For the glaze:

  • ½ cup butter
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 3 tbso milk
  • 1 ½ tsp vanilla extract

Instructions

  • Make the batter: beat together the sugar, sour cream, softened butter, and eggs until creamy. Preheat the oven to 375 F.
  • Mix in the mashed bananas and vanilla extract.
  • Whisk in the flour and baking soda until smooth. Mix in the walnuts.
  • Spoon the batter into a greased 9x13-inch baking dish.
  • Bake for 25 mins or until slightly golden brown
  • Make the glaze: melt the butter in a medium-sized saucepan over low heat and cook until golden brown. Turn off the heat and mix in the powdered sugar, vanilla, and milk.
  • Spread the glaze over the brownies while still warm. Let them cool completely and cut into squares.

Notes

  1. Mix the wet ingredients together before adding the dry ingredients to make the batter.
  2. It is better to use overripe bananas. Underripe bananas are no good for this recipe
  3. Bake the brownies until golden brown or a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

Nutrition

Calories: 320kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 16g

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